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Students can also become museum scientists in new sessions in the #SamsungCentre #backtoschool
Places are still available for expert-led KS1 to KS4 school sessions this term #backtoschool
Our online resource Teaching history with 100 objects offers fresh #backtoschool inspiration!
#backtoschool this week? Even children in ancient Mesopotamia had homework 3,500 years ago!
Lost at sea? Today’s #MysteryObject is the prow from an 18th-century Maori war canoe
It’s #MysteryObject time! Can you guess what this beautiful object was part of?
Discover a unique self-portrait of the Sun King #LouisXIV in our free display in Room 69a
#LouisXIV of France died #onthisday 300 years ago. This medal depicts him alongside the Louvre
#September is named after the Latin for seven. Here’s a woodcut representing the month
Born #otd in AD 161: Roman emperor Commodus. This coin shows him and the city of Alexandria
The mystery of the Fetter Lane hoard: new blog post by Curator @amelia_dowler
This marble statue is thought to depict the Roman emperor Caligula, born #onthisday in AD 12
Happy birthday to sculptor Antony Gormley. Here’s one of his ink drawings from the collection
No #BankHoliday plans for tomorrow? Come to the Museum, we’re open 10.00–17.30!
Inspiration for #NottingHillCarnival - watch artist Zak Ové on the making of these sculptures
Born #onthisday in 1569: Mughal Emperor Jahangir, who likely commissioned this jade terrapin
French artist Jacques Louis David was born #onthisday in 1748. Here’s his portrait of Brutus
This week be inspired by free talks on China, Sutton Hoo coins and European porcelain
#onthisday in 1526: Suleyman the Magnificent defeated European armies at the Battle of Mohács
French artist Ingres was born #onthisday in 1780. Here’s his portrait of Napoleon
Polymer banknotes can be recycled and made into plastic objects like plant pots! #MoneyFact
Every #PayDay we share a #MoneyFact! Discover the history of money in the Citi Money Gallery
Princess Bride fans! Don’t miss out on an epic tale in an epic venue (@britishmuseum)
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